Bullet Sensors & Transducers e-Digest, Vol. 54, Issue 4, April 2005: Product News

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Accelerometers Measure Slow Moving Events



Two new accelerometers from Kistler Instrument extend the measuring range with slow moving measuring requirements from zero to 300 Hz. Kistler 8310A25 measures to 25 g and 8310A50 measures to 50 g. Both use a micro-machined capacitive sensing element that provides stability over the -40 oF to 185 oF temperature range. At 17 grams each, these newest members of the K-Beam accelerometer family measure tilt and other static or dynamic conditions.


Both accelerometers are hermetically sealed and ground isolated in a welded Titanium enclosure. In addition to adhesive mounting, four 4-40 or M3 mounting screws may be used. Both integral and unattached cable versions are available. A DC voltage supply of 6 to 16 Volts is required.


These accelerometers extend the measuring range of the series from 2 g and 10 g versions currently available. Typical applications are found in vehicular NVH studies, aerospace tests, large structure studies, human movement measurements and automation applications.





Don Beehler,

Kistler Instrument Corp.

75 John Glenn Drive, 

Amherst, NY 14228-2171

Tel.: 716-691-5100 

Fax: 716-691-5226

E-mail: don.beehler@kistler.com

Accelerometer 8310





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